White Christians love to talk about grace, but don’t extend that grace to everyone.

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Isaac Simmons, who performs as Ms. Penny Cost, is the first drag queen certified for ordination in the UMC. 

The U.S. continually fails to recognize that migration problems don't begin at the border.

Trans Christians and their allies see affirming gender expression as a “holy endeavor.”

Jim Wallis

The American Recovery Plan, which lays out a bold and significant investment in the fight against COVID-19 and which has been passed by the House and is now in the Senate, is all three. It addresses the deep inequities of suffering from the pandemic including the racial and wealth disparities, meets immediate and urgent needs of the moment, and is supported by an overwhelming majority of Americans.

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Jim Wallis is a New York Times bestselling author, public theologian, speaker, and international commentator on ethics and public life.
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With our various ecclesial voices, Christians must reclaim Christianity in the public square – urgently. And we must recruit our youth to help us, before they give up on Christianity entirely. Can we engage with Christianity’s unfaithful past in America and those who still embrace it? Can we prepare youth to embody Christianity in ways that lead to social change?


This sermon was edited from a message delivered Aug. 25, 2019 at Christ Church Cathedral in Indianapolis.


This sermon was edited from a message delivered Aug. 26, 2018 at Metropolitan AME Church.